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CVE-2014-5461 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the vararg functions in ldo.c in Lua 5.1 through 5.2.x before 5.2.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small number of arguments to a function with a large number of fixed arguments.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0414.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00030.html Third Party Advisory
http://secunia.com/advisories/61411
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3015 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3016 Third Party Advisory
http://www.lua.org/bugs.html#5.2.2-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:144 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/21/1 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/21/4 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/27/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69342 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2338-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-53

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:12.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1.4
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.1.5
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.2.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.2.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:lua:lua:5.2.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:mageia:mageia:3.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:mageia:mageia:4.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5461
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018